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Michel, Iancu and Tillis take aim at “power grab” by China in Ericsson v Samsung fight

In Federal Circuit brief the court's former chief judge, the ex-USPTO head and the influential Republican Senator make plain why they believe the EDTX anti anti-suit injunction should stand

Michel, Iancu and Tillis take aim at “power grab” by China in Ericsson v Samsung fight
Latest US litigation numbers point to scale of Ericsson’s fight with Samsung
2 Apr 2021

Latest US litigation numbers point to scale of Ericsson’s fight with Samsung

In the first quarter the Swedish telecoms giant was the most targeted patent owner at the PTAB while data shows new district court cases increased in Q1

Guangzhou IP Court can hear antitrust complaint against Sisvel, Supreme People’s Court rules
2 Apr 2021

Guangzhou IP Court can hear antitrust complaint against Sisvel, Supreme People’s Court rules

China’s apex court rejected a jurisdictional appeal by the licensing company, paving the way for a potentially impactful antitrust and IP decision to be made in Guangzhou

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23 Mar 2021

Some believe Open RAN may lessen 5G infrastructure dependence on Huawei, but patent data suggests it's not as simple as that

While the US and other countries are seeking out alternatives to the small pool of providers, the numbers point to familiar faces dominating parts of the landscape Read more

19 Mar 2021

"We feel good about our business - it’s very profitable and on a sustainable foundation," says Nokia Technologies chief

In an exclusive interview, Jenni Lukander emphasises the strong support her unit receives from company CEO Pekka Lundmark, as well as its prospects for growth Read more

18 Mar 2021

Apple picks up portfolio of former Panasonic 4G patents from US NPE

Transfer from Sun Patent Trust comes almost two years since iPhone maker massively increased its wireless portfolio through Intel deal Read more

17 Mar 2021

Spate of patent litigation dismissals involving Tesla points to possible Avanci deal

US cases brought by PanOptis and Sisvel were dismissed earlier this month, adding to evidence that auto company might have signed up to wireless pool Read more

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19 Dec 2020

Those who adopt a hold-out strategy in SEP FRAND licensing should face the prospect of a market red card

Football shows how to deal with the long delays in licensing negotiations caused by those doing all they can to avoid paying a fair royalty, argues InterDigital’s Eeva Hakoranta Read more

14 Dec 2020

The last 12 months have been good for patent owners, say global IP leaders

Exclusive Panels Report for IAM focuses on key issues, including: portfolio management, litigation, monetisation, the regulatory environment and strategic priorities Read more

28 Nov 2020

The EU has the chance to seize global patent leadership

Europe has never been in a better position to set rules the rest of the world must follow Read more

7 Nov 2020

A Biden presidency is likely to mean IP evolution, not revolution

With the former vice-president closing in on election victory, we take a look at how his administration might tackle key patent issues Read more

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17 Mar 2021

Samsung v Ericsson and why anti-anti-suit injunctions are a dead end

The Long Read: Bird & Bird’s Richard Vary unpicks the tangled history of anti-suit injunctions to expose their lack of logic and explain why the solution to some of today’s titanic licensing struggles may lie somewhere else entirely Read more

17 Mar 2021

Japanese government to weigh SEP licensing questions again

New group includes big names from the corporate IP world, representing Japanese stakeholders from both the auto and the electronics industries Read more

16 Mar 2021

Huawei announces 5G patent licensing rates capped at $2.50 per handset

Chinese company also reveals that it expects to collect over $1.2 billion in royalty revenue between 2019 and 2021 Read more

11 Mar 2021

Nokia secures another litigation-free, royalty-bearing, licensing deal with Samsung

Agreement covers video standards and comes almost 18 months after the companies announced expansion of wireless accord Read more

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12 Aug 2020

IP market news highlights

A rundown of some of the top news stories on the IAM platform in May, June and July Read more

8 Jun 2020

IP Market news highlights

IAM’s biggest spring reads Read more

8 Jun 2020

From French fancy to global community – celebrating 100 issues of IAM 

Founder and editor in chief Joff Wild looks back on 17 years of IAM Read more

4 Mar 2020

IP market news highlights

A rundown of some of the top news stories on the IAM platform in December, January and February. Read more

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